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European Legion

The European Legion is a union of the best players around Europe. In 2011 they took on the first Australian-only team to travel and play 18 a side Australian Rules Football oversees representing their country. The European Legion concept grew in 2012 and 2013 with a full week training camp help at Surrey Sports Park culminating in again taking on the Australians.

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The 4th edition of the Easter Series took place from the 6th to the 12th of April 2014 in Harrow, London. During that week, the players from AIS-AFL Academy and the European Legion attended a high performance training camp and played a midweek compilation practice game.

On the 12th of April at 2:00 pm, the European Legion team played against the AIS-AFL Academy. The GB Bulldogs and the Australian Ex-pats competed in the curtain raiser game at 11:30 am.

European Legion Squad: 

Germany: Jacob Jung
Denmark: Aksel Bang, Mathias Biron, Mikkel Kjoege, Nathan Campion, Chris Campion, William Anderson
Great Britain: Sean Walton, Cameron Cope, Sam Willatt, Ollie Dilieto
Sweden: Hampus Ollson
Croatia: Zvonimir Murkovic, Josip Habljak, Filip Lenic
Ireland: Shehroz Akram, Conor McKenna, Stephen Coen, Ciaron O’Hanlon, Peter Cooke, Colin O’Riordan, Luke Flynn, Paddy Brophy, Padraig Lucey, Sean Hurley, Daniel Flynn

Keep an eye on our website, Facebook pageTwitter & Instagram (afl_europe) to catch up with all the updates and the players’ activities during the Easter Series week.

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More information about the game and venue here.

 

We look forward to future growth in this program and one day a player being drafted to the AFL.

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